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AnimalhealthEurope annual report 2018

The AnimalhealthEurope 2018 annual report is now available online.
As in previous years the annual report is a digital report with links back to key highlights from the past year. It is also available to download as an interactive PDF file.

The report includes:

  • A message from AnimalhealthEurope Secretary General, Roxane Feller and President, Wijnand de Bruijn;
  • Key facts and figures on the animal health sector including the latest European sales data for 2018
  • New EU rules adopted: what’s in store for animal health in the future.
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New EU legislation

Recently, the new European legislation relating to veterinary medicines and medicated feed has been published.

It concerns the following regulations:

  • Regulation (EU) 2019/4 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2018 on the manufacture, placing on the market and use of medicated feed, amending Regulation (EC) No 183/2005 of the European Parliament and of the Council and repealing Council Directive 90/167/EEC.
  • Regulation (EU) 2019/5 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2018 amending Regulation (EC) No 726/2004 laying down Community procedures for the authorisation and supervision of medicinal products for human and veterinary use and establishing a European Medicines Agency, Regulation (EC) No 1901/2006 on medicinal products for paediatric use and Directive 2001/83/EC on the Community code relating to medicinal products for human use.
  • Regulation (EU) 2019/6 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 December 2018 on veterinary medicinal products and repealing Directive 2001/82/EC.

The consequences for other EU legislation are summarized in the table below.

The legislation will enter into force in the EU on 28 January 2019. Subsequently, there will be a transitional period of 3 years, which means that this legislation will become applicable on 28 January 2022.

New legislation Subject Amending Repealing
Regulation (EU) 2019/4 Medicated feed Regulation (EC) No 183/2005 Directive 90/167/EEC
Regulation (EU) 2019/5 Authorisation and supervision of medicinal products for human and veterinary use and establishing a European Medicines Agency Regulation (EC) No 726/2004

Regulation (EC) No 1901/2006

Directive 2001/83/EC

N.A.
Regulation (EU) 2019/6 Veterinary medicinal products N.A. Directive 2001/82/EC

The original texts in different languages can be found on EUR-Lex: